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APC can’t zone presidency from South – Okorocha

Former governor of Imo State and a current Senator, Rochas Okorocha has insisted that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has no justifiable reason not to zone presidency to the Southern Nigeria in 2023. Okorocha who made this known Monday in Abuja during a Conversation with the the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT...

Construction of Bonny Deep Seaport to commence soon

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has inspected the proposed site for construction of the Bonny Deep Seaport. Amaechi made the visit, Friday in company of the Permanent Secretary, Dr Magdalene Ajani, the Acting MD, Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Koko and experts from the Ministry of Transportation, the NPA and the...

FG TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION MODES, HOSTS 16TH COUNCIL OF TRANSPORTATION

The Federal government is set to improve transportation modes as a way of cutting the cost of production and enhancing the ease of doing business in the country. This is coming on the heels of the 16th Edition of the National Council on Transportation (NCT) with the theme: "Sustainable Transportation: Panacea for National Development"...

FG REAPPOINTS EFFEDUA RECTOR MARITIME ACADEMY

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the reappointment of Commodore Emmanuel Duja Effedua (rtd), as the Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State for another term of four years. Effedua who was first appointed in November 17, 2017, as Rector of the academy will continue in office effective September 2, 2021 for...

Group hails NEDC, solicits international donors’ support for commission

The North East Peace Foundation (NEPF) has commended the North East Development Commission (NEDC) for its laudable intervention initiatives introduced in the region. The group gave the commendation on Friday in a statement titled 'NEDC: A Trajectory of Exceptional Service in North East Nigeria' and signed by its Executive Director, Achenyo Ogu.

More to gain from NYSC than its problems, Varsity Don insists

A University Don, Dr Okpe J Okpe has said the recent calls for the scrapping of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC scheme is unwarranted as the gains of the scheme supercedes the pains. OKpe, a seasoned Researcher who spoke at a one day round-table discussion on appraising the NYSC Scheme, its prospects,  challenges...

FG, HUNGARIAN COMPANY SET TO PRODUCE AIRPLANES IN NIGERIA

The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the Magnus aircraft Manufacturing industry in Hungary to establish an assembling plant and begin to manufacture in Nigeria from start to finish before the end of the Buhari administration. Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika expressed the interest when he paid an inspection visit to...

Family announces death of Mfon-Obong Ekpa

Death has been announced of Mr. Mfon-Obong Akpabio Ekpa, of Ema Itam village in Itu Local Government of Akwa Ibom State. A statement by Ambassador Anthonia Ekpa, parent of the deceased said he passed on to glory on Monday, August 16th 2021. Until his death, he was the lead...

Deep Blue Sea: Nigeria, Korea collaborates on maritime security

The Federal Government has on Thursday disclosed plans to partner the Republic of Korea on maritime security under the Deep Blue Sea Project. Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi made this known when he received a delegation led by the Nigerian Ambassador to South Korea, Amb. Ali Magashi in Abuja. Amaechi said...

Anambra 2021: APC inaugurates National Campaign Committee today

The National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, has announced that the inauguration of the National Campaign Committee of the party for the forthcoming Anambra state governorship election will hold today by 2:30 PM. The governing party's scribe said the clarification becomes necessary to...

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